30Aug 2023

Love and Lost Connections

By |Aug 30, 2023|Categories: Certificate in Community Storytelling, Mark Yaconelli, News, Retreat|Tags: , |

Listening to yet another advertisement about the effectiveness of anti-anxiety pills, I hear the inherent worldview within our culture: You are fundamentally alone. Any suffering you’re experiencing is abnormal, the fault of a biological dysfunction within your body. While there certainly can be a biological basis for anxiety, never do [...]

26Jun 2023

Updates on Care for Community Builders Retreats

By |Jun 26, 2023|Categories: Care for Community Builders Retreats, News, The Hearth|Tags: |

Beginning in 2022, The Hearth received funding from the Oregon Community Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, and the Carpenter Foundation to pilot practices that increase healing, resiliency, and sustainability for those community members who serve the public. In collaboration with Trauma Informed Oregon, we are piloting a series of “Care [...]

26Jun 2023

2023 Certificate in Community Storytelling!

By |Jun 26, 2023|Categories: Certificate in Community Storytelling, News, The Hearth|Tags: |

We love our community builders! This past spring we held our first IN-PERSON Certificate in Community Storytelling training in four years! So beautiful to share space with educators, faith leaders, nonprofit administrators, artists, therapists, activists, and other community builders. In addition, last March we facilitated our first of two online [...]

8Feb 2023

How Not to Be Afraid

By |Feb 8, 2023|Categories: Compassion, Events, News, Storytelling|Tags: |

Join us for an evening of storytelling and conversation with Irish writer Gareth Higgins, author of How Not to Be Afraid. Hosted by Mark Yaconelli. Sponsored by The Hearth, Peace House, and First Presbyterian Church of Ashland.

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